Facebook Removed More Than 800 Accounts Spreading Fake News

(Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it removed 559 pages and 251 accounts that were coordinating the spread of misinformation and spam in the U.S. — and most originated from within the country. The social network, which has been under fire for facilitating foreign interference in U.S. politics, has found that domestic actors have also been …

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Notre-Dame: Massive fire ravages cathedral – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption There were gasps from the crowd at the moment Notre-Dame’s spire fell A major fire has engulfed the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France’s most famous landmarks. The 850-year-old Gothic building’s spire and roof have collapsed but the main structure, including the two …

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Parkland shooting survivor suicide: Sydney Aiello takes her own life a year after surviving shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School – CBS News

On the day a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sydney Aiello escaped with her life. However, the grief of losing 17 of her classmates and teachers, as well as the long-lasting effects of enduring such a traumatic event, weighed heavily on her. And this weekend, at the age of 19, Aiello …

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Michelle Obama named America’s most admired woman in new poll – CBS News

Former first lady Michelle Obama has been named America’s most admired woman of 2018, according to a Gallup poll. This is the first time in 17 years that someone other than Hillary Clinton was at the top of the list, according to Gallup.  As for the most admired man, former President Barack Obama won for …

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Thousands of migrant children were sexually abused in U.S. custody, HHS docs say – CBS News

Washington — Thousands of migrant children allegedly suffered sexual abuse while in U.S. government custody over the past four years, according to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) documents released Tuesday by Florida Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch.  According to the documents, over a thousand allegations of sexual abuse against unaccompanied minors in HHS custody …

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Christchurch shootings: 49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the gunman, who had Australian citizenship, as an “extremist, right-wing” terrorist. A man in his late twenties was charged with murder and will …

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